About Us

John S. Williams is the founding member of JSW Law Offices . Attorney Williams has fought for the rights of citizens throughout his career. Attorney Williams defended the rights of consumers against fraud as an Assistant Attorney General in the administration of former Attorney General Mike Beebe in the State of Arkansas. Attorney Williams educated and fought for clients that fell victim to scams and business fraud. Attorney Williams went on to become Legal Director of the Mississippi Affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In this position, Attorney Williams educated citizens and litigated lawsuits to protect his client’s civil liberties all over the State of Mississippi. Attorney Williams then went on to defend the rights of young people as an attorney at the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana. Attorney Williams filed lawsuits on behalf of young people confined to youth jails as well as represented youth in delinquency proceedings in court. Attorney Williams has focused on systemic impact litigation and high profile civil rights matters and maintains a strong commitment to fight in court to protect the rights of his clients.

Bar Admissions
State of Louisiana
State of Mississippi
State of Arkansas
United States District Court
Northern District of Mississippi
Southern District of Mississippi
Middle District of Louisiana
Eastern District of Louisiana


Xavier University of Louisiana
B.S., Biology

Alabama State University
M.S., Biology

University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
Juris Doctorate

Impact of International Human Rights Law on Internally Displaced Gulf Coast Citizens (Co-Author) Mississippi Law Journal, Spring, 2008




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